MITCHELL – Frank L. Braman, Jr., 91, passed away Sunday, August 7, 2022, at Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.
Born April 13, 1931, in Salem, he was the son of Frank Lewis and Frances Irene (Turner) Braman, Sr. He married Jane Mathews May 28, 1961.
Frank graduated from Mitchell High School in 1948 and Franklin College in 1952. He was vice president of the Bank of Mitchell, served on the board of directors, and was owner of Braman Realty.
Frank was Lawrence County Treasurer from 1965-1972, and had served on the Dunn Memorial Hospital Board. He was a member and past master of Mitchell Masonic Lodge No. 228 F.&A.M., and also a member of the Murat Shrine and Scottish Rite Valley of Indianapolis. Frank was a member of Jacob Finger United Methodist Church and for several years served as treasurer.
From 1952-1956, Frank served in the U.S. Coast Guard and was a member and past commander of Cecil C. Martin American Legion Post No. 250.
Survivors include his wife, Jane Braman of Mitchell; sons, William Mathew (Amy) Braman of Seymour and Robert Lewis (Jamie Nicole) Braman of Greenwood; grandchildren, Ian David Braman, Meredith Frances Braman, Emma Grace Braman, and Margaret Marion Braman; and sister Carolyn (Richard) Riefe of Saginaw, Michigan.
His parents and brother, Jack Braman, preceded him in death.
Funeral service will be at 1:00 p.m. Friday, August 12, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Pastor Eric Kersey officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery with military honors accorded by American Legion Post No. 250.
The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service on Friday at the funeral home.
A memorial service will be conducted by the Mitchell Masonic Lodge No. 228 F.&A.M. at 12:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.